Music tuition - places and what's available

What type of music tuition is available?

Tuition is currently available for the following instruments

BrassTrumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Tenor Horn, Cornet, Baritone 
WoodwindOboe, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon 
StringsViolin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass (from S1)
OtherBagpipes, Pipe Band Drumming, Voice, Timpani and Percussion, Guitar, Piano, Keyboard 

When can my child begin specialist music tuition?

Tuition is normally available from the year groups set out below

Stringsfrom P4Piano and keyboardfrom P6
Pipingfrom P4Guitarfrom P6
Pipe Band Drumming*from P4Timpani and percussionfrom S1
Brassfrom P5Voicefrom S1
Woodwindfrom P6  

*Note: Pipe Band Drumming is only available at Stirling High School, Bannockburn High School and Bannockburn Primary School.

How do I access the music tuition scheme for my child?

  1. Complete the online application form by Monday 14 August 2017.
  2. At the start of the new session all new applicants are interviewed. Existing pupils, available spaces and timetables are reviewed and tutors allocated spaces.
  3. Unsuccessful applicants will remain on the reserve list for the remainder of the academic year as spaces can become available at any time during the year.
  4. There are other Council music schemes outwith school and this information is given to unsuccessful applicants at the appropriate stage.
  5. Continuing pupils complete an annual update form to assist with correct fee charges.

If you require any further information please contact us

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